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Education

From traditional schools to progressive programs, Chronogram’s coverage of educational opportunities in the Hudson Valley is wide reaching. Feature articles address controversial issues, like technology and meditation in the classroom, as well as interviews with educators and students. Nontraditional educational opportunities in the Hudson Valley, like Waldorf and Montessori schools, are profiled so that parents can make a more informed decision about where their child goes to school.

 

Extending Opportunity at Westchester Community College's Peekskill Extension Center

The Peekskill Extension Center of Westchester Community College is the place to start your first year at college. The center is in Northern Westchester close to Putnam County and provides an intimate experience for credit and non-credit students seeking associates/transfer opportunities or workforce development.

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Set For Life: At Poughkeepsie Day, Social Intelligence Part of Healthy Education

Poughkeepsie Day works with students and families to help establish fundamental patterns of sleep, nutrition, fitness, and emotional wellness. Each PDS student is offered a range of options everyday at lunch time and taught about the relationship between getting enough sleep and safety, alertness, mood, behavior and ability to learn.

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Valley En Vogue: Fashion Education in the Hudson Valley

From garment design and fabrication to merchandising, the Hudson Valley’s fashion education programs are flourishing.

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Mindfulness at Manitou School: Modeling Social-Emotional Learning for the Next Generation

The word Manitou comes from an old Algonquian concept of “spirit”—a fundamental life force emanating from everything. When the Manitou school in Cold Spring opened its doors to students six years ago, they kept the goal of nurturing each child’s joyful energy front and center.

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SUNY Ulster Wants to Help You Level-Up in Your Career and Save Money

Looking to save some serious money in your quest for an advanced degree? SUNY Ulster will guide you through your first two years of college academics with caring faculty and small classes. Seamless transfers to four-year SUNYs and a standout track record of successful transfers complete your launch. (One young man just graduated from Highland High School with his AS from SUNY Ulster already in hand and headed straight to NYU for premed.)

Tags: Adult Ed-Continuing

Clarkson University and SUNY ESF Collaborate on Sustainable Water Solutions as NYS Center for Excellence

Clarkson University, in partnership with SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), was recently designated as a New York State Center of Excellence in Healthy Water Solutions.

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Thirsty for Knowledge: The Culinary Institute of America's Brew U

October 19th The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park hosts its annual festival of all things beer.

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A Research Ecosystem: Clarkson University's Beacon Institute Unites Experts and Citizen Scientists

Students at Clarkson University study the health of our waters.

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Minding the Mind: NYS's Mental Health Education Revolution

As the stigma around mental illness decreases, New York State schools are working to incorporate mental health first aid programs and teacher training to better support students.

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100 Years of Waldorf Education

On the 100th anniversary of the first Waldorf school, a look at the history, principles, and practices of these mindful, child-centric learning institutions.

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Practice & Presence: The School of Practical Philosophy

The secular origins of the School of Practical Philosophy underlie its broad, nonsectarian approach to spirituality and self-development. The school has locations in Manhattan and Wallkill as well as around the globe.

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Gathering Strength, Sharing Wisdom: Women & Power Conference at Omega Institute

Women in power, women and the current power structure, women’s empowerment — pick an aspect of the situation and the news cycle of any given day will yield a fresh crop of developments, some glorious and some rancid. Sorting it all out and charting a course toward actualization and effectiveness is a whole lot easier with allies, information, and community.

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Kicking Off Your College Career at WCC's Peekskill Extension Center

The Peekskill Extension Center of Westchester Community College is the place to start your first year at college. The center is in Northern Westchester, close to Putnam County, and provides an intimate experience for credit and non-credit students seeking associates/transfer opportunities or workforce development.

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Innovative On-Farm Programs, Enhanced Tutoring for Dyslexic Students at Poughkeepsie Day School

Since 1934, Poughkeepsie Day School has been providing Hudson Valley students with progressive, creative education, blending the exhilaration of intellectual discovery with a solid foundation of skills and turning out students who are resourceful, community-spirited, self-reliant and caring.

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The State Of Sex Education in New York

Only 24 states plus Washington, DC mandate sex education in public schools, according to the Guttmacher Institute: New York is not one of them. Our state does mandate HIV education, but there's no requirement that what is taught be medically accurate or culturally appropriate.

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Drills, Skills, and Thrills at NYMA Summer Leadership Camp

At the NYMA Summer Leadership Program, kids spend two lively weeks learning leadership, STEAM (science, tech, engineering, art, and math) and outdoor survival skills in a supportive, structured setting that teaches accountability and teamwork.

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Peace. Love. Arts. You.

Bethel Woods' Summer Programs for Kids & Teens
Bethel Woods has a mission to inspire and educate.

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Poughkeepsie Day Students Head to Sprout Creek Farm for Experiential Learning

Poughkeepsie Day School has a more than 70-year legacy of getting students out into the world to learn from the local industry and engage with the community. These days, Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten regularly visit nearby Sprout Creek Farm as part of class programming.

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Homestead School: A Montessori Mecca in Sullivan County

Homestead School, a Montessori school in Glen Spey for kids aged 3-14, celebrates its 40 anniversary. Based on an 85-acre working farm, the school offers students unstructured time, life skills, and hands-on tasks, merged with a curriculum rich in arts, literature, science, and planetary citizenship.

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Improv Class With Jeff O'Leary @ 925 South Street

Improv Class With Jeff O'Leary

Mondays, 7-9 p.m. Continues through Nov. 11 — This 6-week class will focus on the “mono-scene,” a form that allows...
18th International Conference on  Structural Biology @ Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian/Hudson Valley Hospital

18th International Conference on Structural Biology

Mon., Oct. 14, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. — Structural Biology 2019 is a three day event consisting of a lettered...

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